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Comcast, Verizon, AT&T Settle Piracy Suits

A trio of lawsuits from Voltage Pictures and other copyright owners against internet service providers for refusing to expel customers who repeatedly pirate their movies has settled. Less than a month after suing, the production companies behind Dallas Buyers Club, I Feel Pretty and Colossal moved to dismiss their cases, according to court documents filed […]

Comcast, Verizon, AT&T Sued for Failing to Stop Movie Piracy

The production companies behind Dallas Buyers Club, I Feel Pretty and Colossal are taking internet service providers to court for allegedly facilitating mass piracy of their movies. Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Comcast were hit with copyright lawsuits accusing them of turning a blind eye to customers who illegally distribute and download pirated films. The production […]

Verizon CEO Touts Disney+, Discovery+ Partnerships, Sees “a Lot of New Things We Can Add”

Telecom giant Verizon sees room to add more content partnerships along the lines of its Disney+ and Discovery+ deals, chairman and CEO Hans Vestberg said on Tuesday. “We see many more direct-to-consumer offerings,” he told the virtual Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference, pointing to the company’s offerings under deals with the likes of streaming services Disney+ […]

Verizon Adds Free AMC+ for Customers With Some Unlimited Plans

Verizon continues to add free access to new streaming services to customers of some of its unlimited plans. On Thursday, the telecom giant said that it would offer up to 12 free months of AMC+ to new Fios subscribers and to customers who buy a smartphone on a new line with select unlimited plans. Existing […]

Verizon Loses 82,000 Pay TV Subs in First Quarter

The telecom giant also posts its latest results for its Verizon Media unit, which includes the likes of Yahoo and AOL.

Verizon Expanding Disney+ Giveaway to Include Hulu, ESPN+

Verizon is adding to its deal to offer Disney+ free to its customers. Disney's full streaming bundle — which includes subscriptions to Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ — will now be given away to Verizon customers as part of certain unlimited data plans.

Verizon’s FiOS Set to Lose Disney-Owned Channels

If a new deal isn't reached, ESPN, the Disney Channel and more could go dark for 4.5 million customers on New Year's Eve.

Sprint CFO Says Failed T-Mobile Mega-Merger Talks Were “Very Exciting”

"We exchanged a kiss on the cheek, our parents saw that and sent us back to our rooms," Tarek Robbiati told an investors conference.

Charter CEO Tom Rutledge Made $98.5 Million in 2016

That's up sharply from $16.4 million in compensation for 2015, with the jump coming mostly from option awards.

CBS, Verizon Renew Carriage, Retransmission Deals

The multiyear content agreement covers CBS-owned TV stations and cable networks Showtime, Smithsonian Channel and CBS Sports Network.

Verizon, NBA Ink Multi-Year Marketing and Content Deal

The deal makes Verizon the official wireless service provider for the league, replacing Sprint as the NBA's marketing partner.